Case Studies

Understanding the Emergence of Crohn’s Disease in South Asians

Groundbreaking research study sheds light on environmental factors that may contribute to a growing incidence of Crohn's disease Over the past two decades, the incidence of Crohn's disease (CD) has been rising across the globe. Notably, this increase has been particularly rapid in regions of Asia... Read More

Much to Stomach: Investigating Why IBD Takes Root in Asia

Two decades ago, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was virtually unheard of in Asia. The two main forms, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, were viewed as a ‘Western disease’ that affected Caucasians, and Caucasians alone. Hong Kong has seen a 30-fold increase in the disease since then. The... Read More